Michael Brun joined RiverTown Multimedia at the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program.
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The Republican Eagle asked Red Wing City Council Ward 3 special election candidates about a range of topics, including conflict resolution, public safety and painting on Barn Bluff. Find their repsonses at the links below: Norton: Build consensus, spend smart
A Red Wing company flew into action this week to help bring home an injured Lake City boy and his family. WCCO on Tuesday reported the story of the Lopez family and 3-year-old Axel, who fell down July 11 and broke his femur while on vacation in Costa Rica. The boy's cast prevents him from flying back on a commercial plane, and an air ambulance would cost the family tens of thousands of dollars. When Red Wing Aeroplane owner Wes Converse and his wife Lillian saw the story, he said he figured his jet charter company could be just what the family needs.
A Red Wing woman entered a guilty plea Wednesday, July 18, on a felony charge of making threats of violence. Sentencing in the case was scheduled for Sept. 12 in Goodhue County District Court.
Two of the biggest names in the Red Wing boating business are now under the same ownership. River Valley Power and Sport owner John Wooden announced July 10 he has acquired Bill's Bay Marina. The deal will initially mean business as usual for Bill's Bay, though opportunities to update assets at the marina are being explored, according to a news release. The purchase also will allow for a floating showroom and on-water demonstrations.
An Excessive Heat Warning has been issued for Friday, June 29, 2018, across parts of southeastern Minnesota and west central Wisconsin.
Red Wing Mayor Sean Dowse will be at Red Wing Public Library Tuesday, June 19 to hear from residents ahead of the formation of the 2019 city budget. Dowse will be available 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to speak about budget priorities and to answer questions.
Area counties rank in the top five of their respective states based on a variety of health metrics. St. Croix County ranked fifth in Wisconsin while Washington County ranked fourth in Minnesota, according to the America’s Healthiest Places study by financial technology company SmartAsset.
A black bear was spotted Friday morning around downtown Red Wing. David Culver captured this video footage of the bear near the Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center. Video courtesy David Culver. Send photos, videos and news tips to email@example.com READ MORE
A two-day suspension issued to a Red Wing High School teacher for slamming a door that struck a special needs student is not enough, the mother of the student said. Lucy Burke, who said she has kept quiet publicly pending investigations of the November 2017 incident, is now speaking out for greater accountability for what happened to her son, starting with an apology from the teacher.
Navigating grief is anything but a straight path. So when a Hudson woman set out to make a book on the subject, she said she decided to color outside the lines — so to speak. Kim Owen Mazur's self-published book, "Losing My Reflection," is part coloring book, part journal for people to record their grief experience. The book was awarded a bronze medal this spring in the Independent Publisher Book Awards contest in the gift/speciality/journal category. We asked Mazur about the inspiration for the book and what she hopes people will get out of it.